Editing lineending shapes

When you apply an arrowhead to a path, its size is determined by the thickness of the path's outline. When you increase the thickness, the arrowhead size increases proportionately. To create a larger arrowhead without changing the outline of the path to stretch the arrowhead. You can also adjust the arrowhead's position relative to the end of the path, center the arrowhead, or flip it horizontally or vertically.

To stretch an arrowhead or line-ending shape

1 Select a line or curve with the Pick tool.

2 Open the Outline Tool flyout, and click Outline Pen Dialog.

3 Under the arrowhead you want to edit, click Options, Edit.

4 Drag the side handles along the arrowhead's box to stretch vertically or horizontally, or drag the corner handles to change the size of the arrowhead.

To move an arrowhead or line-ending shape

1 Follow steps 1 to 3 from the previous procedure.

2 Drag the hollow nodes along the arrowhead's outline.

To center an arrowhead or line-ending shape

1 Follow steps 1 to 3 from the "To stretch an arrowhead or line-ending shape" procedure.

2 Do one of the following:

• Click the Center In X button to center the arrowhead vertically on the line. The letter "X" refers to the horizontal axis.

• Click the Center In Y button to center the arrowhead horizontally on the line. The letter "Y" refers to the vertical axis.

To flip an arrowhead

1 Follow steps 1 to 3 from the "To stretch an arrowhead or line-ending shape" procedure.

2 Do one of the following:

• Click the Reflect In X button to flip the arrowhead vertically on the line. The letter "X" refers to the horizontal axis.

• Click the Reflect In Y button to flip the arrowhead horizontally on the line. The letter "Y" refers to the vertical axis.

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